Ms. Lueny Morell
Ms. Lueny Morell Gordon Prize
Director of University Relations, Latin America, HP Labs, Hewlett Packard Company
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Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education
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Lueny Morell,director of university relations for Latin America for Hewlett Packard (HP) Company, is responsible for developing and strengthening HP's ties to a select number of institutions in Latin America.

Her job entails working with the higher education community and leading academic institutions on everything from research and student recruitment to customer and government relations and policy advocacy. She is also involved in curriculum development, advising industry, facilitating accreditation initiatives, supporting student and faculty research, and philanthropic projects.

Before joining HP in 2002, Professor Morell had a 24-year career at the University of Puerto Rico, where she held various positions, both at the Mayaguez Campus (UPRM) and the system level. A full professor of chemical engineering, she was director of the UPRM Research and Development Center, a member to the Academic Senate and Administrative Board, and special assistant to the chancellor and dean of engineering in charge of strategic alliances, new educational initiatives, and outcome assessment.

Professor Lueny also coordinated the ABET 2000 accreditation for UPRM. A licensed professional engineer and certified ABET evaluator, she has done professional consulting work and is a member of many professional and honorary societies, including Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi, Alpha Delta Kappa, American Society of Electrical Engineers, and American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Professor Morell has more than 40 scientific and educational papers to her credit and has received many honors during her academic career.

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  • Gordon
  • 2006
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